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Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

The Royal College has been representing members for over 400 years . The dental faculty was established in 1967 the college is committed to supporting dentists and dental care professionals with their education, training and continuous professional development at every stage of their career from registration to maturity. Visit the College website

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Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome trusts is a global charitable foundation. It  provides support in the UK and abroad for biological, clinical and translational research, public engagement activities and an exploration of the historical, cultural and ethical issues. Visit the Wellcome Trust  website

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Medical Research Council

The mission of the Medical Research Council (MRC) as set out in its Royal Charter is to:- Encourage and support research to improve human health. Produce skilled researchers. Advance and disseminate knowledge and technology to improve the quality of life and economic competitiveness of the UK. Promote dialogue with the public about medical research. Visit…

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Chief Scientist Office

The Chief Scientist Office (CSO)  supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland and advises the Scottish Government on how research contributes to improvements in health and healthcare. The CSO website has information about supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland and advises the Scottish Government on how research contributes to improvements…

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Economic and Social Research Council

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK’s leading research funding and training agency addressing economic and social concerns. We aim to provide high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector and government. Visit the ESRC website

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British Dental Association

The British Dental Association was founded in 1880 and is the professional association and trade union for UK dentists. Visit the BDA website

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Latex allergies in health and social care

Natural rubber latex (NRL) is found in many products used in health and social care. And has been extensively used in the manufacture of medical gloves (non-sterile examination gloves, surgical gloves) and a range of medical devices. As the use of such products has increased, particularly of single-use latex gloves in infection control, NRL allergy…

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Disposal of dental service waste

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This document  provides summary guidance of procedures and arrangements for disposal of dental service waste Dental services in NHS Boards, where applicable, can now use the healthcare (clinical) waste service provided by the NHS Board for the uplift and disposal of all the dental healthcare wastes arising. Download document Additional Information on waste management can…

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Remote and Rural Dentistry

The aim of this Scottish Needs Assessment Programme (SNAP) report was to address the serious issues facing remote and rural communities in protecting their oral health and accessing NHS dental care. The report covers provision of NHS dental services and the levels of oral disease in the population in remote and rural areas of Scotland.…

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Child Protection and the Dental Team

Child protection and the dental team is an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice. It consists of a handbook and equivalent website. Much of the content of the resource is applicable to dental professionals working throughout the United Kingdom. However, policy and procedures are stated for England. Those working in Wales, Scotland and Northern…

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Diagnosis and management of head and neck cancer – SIGN 90

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The guideline follows the patient’s journey of care from prevention and awareness through  treatment to follow up and rehabilitation, making generic recommendations which hold for all  head and neck cancers. The treatment sections focus specifically on cancers of the larynx, oral cavity, oropharynx and hypopharynx, as these are the tumour sites with the highest incidences.…

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Review of Primary Care Salaried Dental Services in Scotland

The review was established in 2002 by the Chief Dental Officer. It was chaired by Margie Taylor, then Consultant in Dental Public Health with NHS Lanarkshire . The remit  of the group was to review the role, remit and structure of primary care salaried dental services and identify an effective and efficient service for the…

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Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP)

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The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) is an initiative of the National Dental Advisory Committee (NDAC) in partnership with NHS Education for Scotland (NES). SDCEP is funded by the Scottish Government Health Directorates and contributes to NES’s role in implementing the Scottish Government’s Dental Action Plan. SDCEP have produced a number of evidence-based guidance…

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Access to Dental Health Services Scotland – 2004

On 1 April 2004, the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, on behalf of the Health Committee, commissioned this survey of the population of Scottish dentists with the aim of: – Identifying their contribution to the provision of National Health Service dental services in Scotland. Identifying areas where the availability of such services is insufficient to meet…

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